13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Moscow
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Jyvaskyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  12 h
End: Moscow

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Visit Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Helsinki Cathedral and ARTag Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Jarvenpaa (Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius & Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, shop like a local with Galerie Forsblom, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Moscow to Helsinki, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Helsinki sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Jarvenpaa
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Joella, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

Plan my day in Turku using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Old Rauma
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 18th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Visavuori, thenshop like a local with Laukko Manor, thentake in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, and finally contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum, explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos, thenstop by Keittioelamaa, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip maker tool.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Tampere can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Visavuori, Laukko Manor
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Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
Visavuori ©
Visavuori
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Central Finland, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Finnish Air Force Museum, thenstop by Viherlandia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kuokkalan kartano.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jyvaskyla trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Jyvaskyla takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

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Kuokkalan kartano ©
Kuokkalan kartano
Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
Natural History Museum of Central Finland ©
Natural History Museum of Central Finland

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stop by Taito Shop Savonlinna, thenexplore the historical opulence of Savonlinna Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Olavinlinna Castle, and finally make a trip to Rapio Mill. Keep things going the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Savonlinna Market Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, thenexamine the collection at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Johanna Oras Art Gallery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Savonlinna road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Jyvaskyla to Savonlinna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in Savonlinna are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

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Side Trips

Punkaharju, Kerimaki Church, Rapio Mill
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum ©
Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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